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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is a frequent complication in transplant recipients, causing a high level of morbidity and mortality. We studied 203 consecutive renal transplant recipients performed between January 2000 and December 2001. Patients underwent weekly measurements of CMV pp65 antigen to assess CMV activity from the 4th to the 12th week(More)
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is the single most frequent infectious complication in renal transplant recipients. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of latent and active infections with CMV during the first 3 months after kidney transplantation. From January 2000 to December 2001, 203 consecutive adult renal transplant recipients(More)
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is the single most frequent infectious complication in renal transplant recipients. The purpose of this study was to analyze the diagnostic efficacy of PCR-RFLP compared to antigenemia for CMV disease (CMVD) in kidney transplant recipients. From November 2001 to February 2002, 19 renal adult transplant recipients were(More)
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